Make your kitchen irresistible to buyers

Four dishy ideas to make your kitchen deliciously irresistible

Make your kitchen irresistible to buyers

We have compiled four dishy ideas to make your kitchen deliciously irresistible to buyers. The kitchen is the heart of a home and is one of the most important rooms when you sell your property. Ask most households where they congregate when they have guests, and the kitchen will be the room of choice. So, capture the buyer's attention and stage your kitchen to help sell the dream.

Tone down the seasoning and clutter
When cooking, you always want to add seasoning to make your dishes taste even better. However, we advise toning down the flavours to avoid overwhelming any visitors. Kitchens are home to many things, and worktop appliances are a common sight. Therefore, you must clear your work surfaces and stow any small appliances away. Additionally, accessorise with items that will help a buyer to connect with your room. For example, place a loaf of fresh bread on a wooden board with a pot of butter. The aroma of freshly made coffee is an alluring scent. Display your cups and coffee pot in a prominent position. It can often be the little things that make such a difference when making good impressions.

A splash of colour
There is something beautiful in seeing a range of colours on your plate. And the same can be said about staging your kitchen. You don't need a rainbow to add some personality, but a splash of colour will bring some style and warmth. For example, a vase of flowers will be the perfect addition to your worktop or the kitchen table, and you can add more hints of colour using ceramic pots. Place a bowl of fruit, such as oranges or apples, in a prominent spot, but make sure you don't start to clutter what you have already cleared.

a beautiful vase of flowers

Spice up your units
Kitchen units are prone to wear and tear. So potential buyers will give your kitchen units a critical eye to ensure their condition. If your units, cupboards and drawers have seen better days, look at what you can do to make them shine. Fresh paint and new handles can transform your kitchen visually and make it irresistible.

Zest it up
Lighting is a big part of your home, and your kitchen is no exception. Therefore, if your fixtures look dated, it is time to zest them up. The lighting must work in synergy with your space, and modern spotlights provide a more tasteful look. 

Kitchen work surface with fruit displayed

Visiting buyers will be inspired when your viewing preparations are on point. Our teams can provide more ideas to make your property appeal to potential buyers in Rotherhithe & BermondseyCanary Wharf & DocklandsBow & Bethnal Green, and Chislehurst & Bromley. Please get in touch to arrange your property valuation.

Written by Alex Neil Estate Agents

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